National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) is an annual spring campaign held at the start of construction season to encourage safe driving through highway work zones. The key message is for drivers to use extra caution in work zones. I Build America – Kentucky is celebrating the people in construction who work hard to make these work zones as safe as possible. Read more about them below!
Name: Brian Young
Company: Hinkle Contracting Company, LLC
Title/Position: Area Manager – North Paving
Years Working in Construction: 32 years
How did you begin your career in construction? KYTC Owenton Resident Engineer’s Office
How do you contribute to the overarching safety of your company’s workforce? Lead Safety Committee Meetings for North Paving, Site visit reviews
What does your company do to ensure safety on the job? Daily Safe Plan of Action, Weekly Toolbox Meetings, Monthly Safety Committee Meetings.
How can the public help keep construction workers and work zones safe? Slow down and be aware of their surroundings when traveling through work zones.